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Volume 20 Issue 6 - March 2015

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● ● 7:30: Cellar Singers. Light Perpetual.Requiem mass settings of Daley and Fauré.Amy Dodington, soprano; Matthew Cassils,baritone; Blair Bailey, organ; Mitchell Pady,conductor. St. James’ Anglican Church (Orillia),58 Peter St. N., Orillia. 705-817-7664.; (st).● ● 7:30: Centre for the Arts, Brock University.Vienna Boys Choir. Sean O’Sullivan Theatre,Centre for the Arts, 500 Glenridge Ave.,St. Catharines. 613-530-2050. ; $20(st);(ch).● ● 7:30: Grand River Chorus. Bach’s St. JohnPassion. Guest soloists: Lesley Bouza, soprano;Scott Belluz, countertenor; RobertKinar, tenor (Evangelist); Bud Roach, tenor;Robert Huard, bass; David Roth, baritone. St.Basil’s Roman Catholic Church, 50 Palace St.,Brantford. 519-841-9708. ;(st/child).● ● 7:30: Kawartha Concerts. Ovation: GuyFew and Nadina Mackie Jackson. GlennCrombie Theatre, Fleming College, 200 AlbertSt. S., Lindsay. 705-878-5625. ; (adv);(st). Also Mar 27 (Peterborough).● ● 7:30: Kingston Symphony. O’Callaghansings Cohen. Patricia O’Callaghan, soprano;Evan Mitchell, conductor. GrandTheatre, 218 Princess St., Kingston. 613-530-2050. -, $20-(sr), -(st),(child).● ● 7:30: Mohawk College Community Choir.Music of the Americas. Ramirez: MissaCriolla; Bernstein: Chichester Psalms. guests:Conor Murphy, tenor; Daniel Robinson, baritone.St. Paul’s United Church, 29 Park St. W.,Dundas. 905-526-7938. ;$20(sr/st).● ● 7:30: The Cuckoo’s Nest Folk Club. LizzyHoyt. Blend of influences from Celtic, bluegrassand folk traditions. Chaucer’s Pub,122 Carling St., London. 519-473-2099./(adv).● ● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Attacca String Quartet: HaydnQuartets Concert 15. Haydn: Op.54 No.2 in C;Op.9 No.4 in d; Op.71 No.3 in E-flat. KWCMSMusic Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr); $20(st).● ● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Singin’ in the Rain! Re-mastered film with liveorchestral accompaniment. Evan Mitchell,conductor. Centre in the Square, 101 QueenSt. N., Kitchener. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. and up. Also Mar 29.● ● 8:00: University of Guelph College ofArts. Still I Rise: Sounds of Freedom. JuliaMorson, soprano; Ali Tehrani, tenor; Universityof Guelph Choirs; Marta McCarthy, conductor;Lanny Fleming, assistant conductor;Betty Maher, piano. Harcourt MemorialUnited Church, 87 Dean St., Guelph. 519-824-4120 x52991. ; (sr/st).● ● 8:00: University of Waterloo Departmentof Music. University Choir: Choral Divas.Selections from operas and musical theatre.Gerard Yun, conductor. First United Church,16 William St. W., Waterloo. 519-885-0220x24226. ; (sr/st).● ● 8:00: Wilfrid Laurier University Facultyof Music. WLU Wind Orchestra. TheatreAuditorium, Wilfrid Laurier University,75 University Ave. W., Waterloo. 519-884-0710 x4439. ; (sr/st).B. Concerts Beyond the GTASunday March 29● ● 2:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Attacca String Quartet: HaydnQuartets Concert 16. Haydn: Op.1 No.6 in C;Op.64 No.1 in C; Op.33 No.2 in E-flat “Joke.”KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St. W., Waterloo.519-886-1673. ; (sr); $20(st).● ● 2:00: University of Waterloo Departmentof Music. Jazz Ensemble. Selectionof jazz classics. Michael Wood, conductor.Great Hall, Conrad Grebel University College,140 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo. 519-885-0220 x24256. ; (sr/st).● ● 3:00: University of Guelph College of Arts.Chamber Ensemble. Henry Janzen, conductor.MacKinnon Room 107, University ofGuelph, 50 Stone Rd., Guelph. 519-824-4120x52991. Free.● ● 3:00: Wilfrid Laurier University Facultyof Music. Chamber Music Concert. MaureenForrester Recital Hall, Wilfrid Laurier University,75 University Ave. W., Waterloo. 519-884-0710 x4439. Free.● ● 3:30: Huronia Symphony Orchestra.Northern Morning. Grieg: Peer Gynt SuiteNo.1 Op.46; Borne: Fantaisie Brillante sur desairs de Carmen; Sibelius: Symphony No.2 inD Op.43. Carol Hardy, flute; Oliver Balaburski,conductor. Collier Street United Church,112 Collier St., Barrie. 705 721-4752. ;(st); (child).● ● 7:30: Acoustic Muse Concerts/AeolianHall. Harry Manx. Aeolian Hall, 795 DundasSt. E., London. 519-672-7950 or 519-319-5847.; (adv). 6:30: doors open.● ● 7:30: University of Waterloo Departmentof Music. Instrumental Chamber Ensembles.Ensembles of two to seven players. ConradGrebel University College, 140 Westmount Rd.N., Waterloo. 519-885-0220 x24226. Free.Reception following.● ● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Singin’ in the Rain! See Mar 28.Monday March 30● ● 7:30: Queen’s University School of Music.Mosaic. Electroacoustic and acoustic compositions.Harrison-LeCaine Hall, Queen’sUniversity, 39 Bader Ln., Kingston. 613-533-2934. Free.Tuesday March 31● ● 11:45am: Wilfrid Laurier University Facultyof Music. Student Recital. Maureen ForresterRecital Hall, Wilfrid Laurier University,75 University Ave. W., Waterloo. 519-884-0710 x4439. Free.● ● 12:00 noon: Brock University Departmentof Music. Music@Noon: Piano Students’Recital. Brock University Choirs. Guest:Glenda Crawford, conductor. Sean O’SullivanTheatre, Centre for the Arts, Brock University,500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3817. Free.● ● 7:30: Brock University Department ofMusic. University Wind Ensemble. ZoltanKalman, conductor. Sean O’Sullivan Theatre,Centre for the Arts, Brock University,500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3257. .85.● ● 7:30: Queen’s University School of Music.Jazz Ensemble. Greg Runions, conductor. IsabelBader Centre for the Performing Arts,390 King St. W., Kingston. 613-533-2424. ;(sr/st).Wednesday April 1● ● 12:30: University of Waterloo Departmentof Music. Noon Hour Concerts: The WesternCollective. Faculty members from the Universityof Western Ontario. Conrad GrebelUniversity College, 140 Westmount Rd. N.,Waterloo. 519-885-0220 x24226. Free.● ● 7:30: Queen’s University School of Music.Wind Ensemble. Dan Tremblay, conductor.Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts,390 King St. W., Kingston. 613-533-2424. ;(sr/st).● ● 8:00: Wilfrid Laurier University Facultyof Music. Chamber Music Concert. MaureenForrester Recital Hall, Wilfrid Laurier University,75 University Ave. W., Waterloo. 519-884-0710 x4439. Free.Thursday April 2● ● 12:00 noon: University of Guelph Collegeof Arts. Thursday at Noon Concert Series:Student Soloist Day. Featuring Applied Musicstudents. MacKinnon Room 107, University ofGuelph, 50 Stone Rd., Guelph. 519-824-4120x52991. Free.● ● 7:30: Brock University Department ofMusic. Jaffa Road. Jewish, jazz, Indian,and Arabic music with electronica anddub. Sean O’Sullivan Theatre, Centre forthe Arts, Brock University, 500 GlenridgeAve., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3257.;$$20(st);(high school).● ● 7:30: Brookside Music. Don Pasquale.Jeunesses Musicales Canada. St. Paul’sUnited Church (Midland), 308 King St., Midland.705-527-4420. –; (st).● ● 7:30: Queen’s University School of Music.Chamber Ensembles Recital. Dan Tremblay,conductor. Isabel Bader Centre for the PerformingArts, 390 King St. W., Kingston. 613-533-2424. Free.● ● 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Carlo Guaitoli, Piano. Schubert:4 Impromptus Op.90 D899; Chopin:Andante spianato e Grande Polonaise BrillanteOp.22 in C. Debussy: 4 Préludes fromBook II (La Puerta del Vino; Général Lavine– Eccentric; Ondine; Feux d’artifice); Gulda:Sonatina. KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young St.W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ; (sr);$20(st).● ● 8:00: University of Guelph College ofArts. Jazz Ensemble. Ted Warren, conductor.Manhattan’s Pizza Bistro and Music Club,951 Gordon St., Guelph. 519-824-4120 x52991. cover charge.● ● 8:00: University of Waterloo Departmentof Music. Balinese Gamelan Ensemble. MaisieSum, conductor. Maureen Forrester RecitalHall, Wilfrid Laurier University, 75 UniversityAve. W., Waterloo. 519-885-0220 x24226.Free.Friday April 3St. John Passion1725 versionGEORGETOWNBACH CHORALEGood FridayApril 3, 7:30pmGeorgetown, Ontario● ● 7:30: Georgetown Bach Chorale. The PassionAccording to St. John. Bach. Michael Taylor,tenor (The Evangelist). Knox PresbyterianChurch (Georgetown), 116 Main St. South,Georgetown. 905-873-9909. ; (st).●●7:30: Grand Philharmonic Choir. Bach:St. Matthew Passion. Rufus Muller (Evangelist);Tyler Duncan (Christus); Agnes Zsigovics,soprano; Laura Pudwell, mezzo; Isaiah Bell,tenor; Justin Welsh, bass; Mark Vuorinen,conductor. Guests: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N.,Kitchener. 519-578-1570 or 1-800-265-8977.$20 and up; discounts for sr/st/under 30.Saturday April 4● ● 7:30: Bravo Niagara! in partnership withThe St. Catharines Performing Arts Centre.Valentina Lisitsa in Recital. Works by Chopin,Beethoven, Liszt. Valentina Lisitsa, piano.Sean O’Sullivan Theatre, Centre for the Arts,500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines. 905-688-5550 x3257. ; $20(st); (eyeGO).Free event listings:listings@thewholenote.com48 | March 1 - April 7, 2015 thewholenote.com

C. Music TheatreMUSIC THEATRE covers a wide range of music types: from opera,operetta and musicals to non-traditional performance types wherewords and music are in some fashion equal partners in the drama.These listings have been sorted alphabetically. Some informationhere is also included in our GTA and Beyond The GTA listingssections, but readers whose primary interest is MUSIC THEATREshould start their search with this section.This section is still in development. We welcome your commentsand suggestions at publisher@thewholenote.com.Garden City Productions. Godspell. MandevilleTheatre, Ridley College, 2 Ridley Rd.,St. Catharines. 905-682-1353 gcp.ca. RunsMar 13 to 29, start times vary.Lower Ossington Theatre. ABBAMANIA.100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747 lowerossingtontheatre.com.-. Mar 25 8:00.Lower Ossington Theatre. Disney’s Beautyand the Beast Jr. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747 lowerossingtontheatre.com. $20-. Runs Mar 21 to Apr 12, start times vary.Lower Ossington Theatre. Don’t Stop MeNow - The Music of Queen. 100A OssingtonAve. 416-915-6747 lowerossingtontheatre.com. -9.96. Runs until Mar 28 8:00.Lower Ossington Theatre. HAIRSPRAY. 100AOssington Ave. 416-915-6747 lowerossingtontheatre.com.-. Runs Mar 21 to Apr 12,start times vary.Lower Ossington Theatre. Spring Awakening.100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747lowerossingtontheatre.com. -. Runsuntil Mar 8, start times vary.Mirvish Theatre. Once. Ed Mirvish Theatre,244 Victoria St. 416-872-1212 mirvish.com. -$200. Runs until May 31, start times vary.Mirvish Theatre. Trey Parker’s Cannibal! TheMusical. Panasonic Theatre, 651 Yonge St. 416-872-1212 mirvish.com. .95-9.95. Runsuntil Mar 8, start times vary.Steppin Out Theatrical Productions. A FunnyThing Happened On The Way To The Forum.Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts,10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-731-9593steppinout.ca. -. Runs Mar 26 to 29,start times vary.Theatre Direct. Beneath the Banyan Tree.Wychwood Theatre, Artscape WychwoodBarns, Studio 176, 76 Wychwood Ave. 416-537-4191 theatredirect.ca. . Runs Mar 7 to 28,start times vary.You might also be interested in thefollowing:A. Concerts in the GTA(starting on page 32)Acting Up Stage Company/Obsidian TheatreCompany. The Wild Party. Mar 1 to 8Alliance française Toronto. The Soldier’sTale. Mar 22.Buddies In Bad Times Theatre. Mandy Goodhandyin Tranny: a Musical Comedy.March26 to 28.Capella Intima/Gallery Players of Niagara.An Evening of Antient Music. Mar 6.Essential Opera. Essential Zarzuela. Mar 13.Gallery 345. Breaking Into Song: The Musicof Scott Christian, Colleen & Akiva and KevinWong. Mar 9.Opera York. The Magic Flute. Mozart. Mar 6and 7.Opera by Request. Puccini: La Bohème.Ontario Opera Collaborative. Mar 15.Royal Conservatory of Music Glenn GouldSchool of Opera. Offenbach: La belle Hélène.Mar 18 and 20.Soundstreams. The Whisper Opera. Mar 1.Tapestry Opera. Tap:Ex Tables Turned.Mar 20.Toronto City Opera. Un Ballo in Maschera.Mar 1.Toronto Symphony Orchestra. New CreationsFestival: Casual Series: Written onSkin. Mar 7.Trinity College Dramatic Society. The 25thAnnual Putnam County Spelling Bee:TheMusical. Mar 18 to 21.University of Toronto Faculty of Music.Brush Up Your Shakespeare. Mar 30.University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Didoand Aeneas. Mar 24.University of Toronto Faculty of Music.Dominick Argento: Postcard from Morocco.Mar 12 to 15.Vic Chorus. HMS Pinafore. Mar 20 and 21.Victoria College Drama Society. Company: AMusical Comedy. Mar 5 to 7.Voicebox: Opera in Concert. Louise by GustaveCharpentier. Mar 29.WolfPAC. Bare: A Pop Opera. Mar 12 to 14.B. Concerts Beyond the GTA(starting on page 45)Capella Intima/Gallery Players of Niagara.Purcell: Dido and Aeneas; other rounds,catches and airs. Mar 7, Hamilton and Mar 8,St. Catharines.Jeunesses Musicales Ontario. EmergingArtists Concerts on Tour: Don Pasquale. Welland.Mar 21.University of Waterloo Department ofMusic. University Choir: Choral Divas. Waterloo.Mar 28.Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Music.Opera Production. Waterloo. Runs untilMar 1.Presenters of MUSICTHEATRE are invited tosubmit listings tolistings@thewholenote.comBeat by Beat | Mainly Clubs, Mostly Jazz!Gale ForceBOB BENOne of the advantages of compiling the listings for this publication,as I’ve been doing since last summer, is that I have a wayto know well in advance what’s happening, and who’s new onthe scene, and a way to plan my month accordingly. It also gives me achance to pester homebodies to drag themselves outside to join me forsome live music. Here is a fraction (and I do mean a small fraction) ofthe concerts I will be encouraging people to attend this month:Jazz jams: The Rex’s monthly jazz jam used to be hosted by adifferent artist each month, but recently, saxophonist Chris Gale hasbecome the primary host. The most important part, in my view, ofhosting a jam is the ability to create the right environment. Havingbeen a few times over the last couple of months, it seems to me thatChris Gale has found precisely the right formula. The jam has becomea place where seasoned professionals gather, but manage not to scarethe less experienced out of joining in the fun. Gale pays close attentionto who has played how many tunes and gives all players a fair shake.Got aTuesday night conflict? No problem. There is no shortageof jams in Toronto. Some examples include the Monday night jamat Annette Studio hosted by drummer Jared Goldman (handeddown to him this year from saxophonist Nick Morgan), the DjangoGypsy Jazz Jam at Grossman’s Tavern, and – singers, take note! – LisaParticelli’sWednesday night singer-focused jam, “Girls’ Night Out”(where guys are welcome, too).Larnell Lewis, the Toronto-based drummer who frequently recordsand tours with Snarky Puppy, is respected not only for his powerfulgrooves and technical mastery of the instrument, but also for hisartistry and ability to create solos that capture the interest of a listener,much in the way agood story would.For those of us whohave heard himplay, it should be nosurprise that thismonth, Lewis willbe playing his firstsolo drum concert –a rare thing – at 80Gladstone. The venueis charming, and I’mcertain the musicwill be, too.Hewan: Twentythree-year-oldpianist PatrickHewan, who willbe playing all theSunday brunches atThe Jazz Bistro forthe whole month ofMarch, is an adventureto watch, nevermind listen to. AsChris Galehe plays, you cansee on his face, andin every gesture, the excitement he gets out of exploring the piano.And if you’ve seen him perform more than once, you’ll know: he’snot the type of player to repeat himself much. He keeps it fresh, as itshould be.Botos: The Hungarian piano virtuoso Robi Botos will be releasing athewholenote.com March 1 - April 7, 2015 | 49

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